Linden Joseph

Full name: Linden Anthony Joseph  
Born: 08 Jan 1969, Georgetown, Guyana
Batting: Right-hand batsman
Bowling: Right-arm fast
Teams: Guyana U19 (2in: 1987-1988); Demerara (FC: 1986-1988); Guyana (FC, ListA: 1987-1995); Hampshire (FC, ListA: 1990); West Indies U23 (FC: 1989, 1991); Young West Indies (FC, ListA: 1989); West Indies A (FC: 1992); All teams
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Linden Joseph made his first class debut, as a 17-year-old fast bowler, for Demerara in 1986. The following year, he made his first class debut for Guyana, against Barbados in Bridgetown.

Having already played 2 first class matches, Joseph made his debut for the Guyana Under-19 team in the 1987 Northern Telecom Youth Championships, in Jamaica, as a fast bowler and middle-ordr batsman. He played for the Guyana Under-19 team again, in the 1988 Northern Telecom Youth Championships, in Barbados, scoring 61 in an innings, against Jamaica.

It was not until 1992, after several outstanding bowling performances in the Lancashire League, that Joseph finally take a 5-wicket haul for Guyana, taking 6-51 against Jamaica at Sabina Park. Later in the same season, he took 5-80 against the Leewards, at Bourda. In 1989 he scored 67 in an innings against Zimbabwe in Harare and in 1994 he scored 52 in an innings for Guyana, against thw Windwards in Grenada.

His career for Guyana ended in 1995, at the relatively young age of 26, in part due to economic opportunities in the Nottinghamshire league.

Linden Joseph also represented the Hamphire Second XI in 1990, Enfield in the Lancashire League in 1991 and 1992, West Indian Cavaliers in the Nottinghamshire League from 1999 to 2006, and Grenada in 2010.

Batting and Fielding (01 Aug 2013)
 Team Format M I NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct
Guyana U19 2in 5 9 1 149 61 18.62 0 1 0
Demerara FC 3 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0
Guyana FC 24 34 3 459 52 14.80 0 1 7
All FC 39 48 8 797 69* 19.92 0 3 8
Guyana ListA 19
14
4
152
 34 15.20
0
0
3
All ListA 23 16 4 189 34 15.75 0 0 3
Bowling (01 Aug 2013)
 Team Format Balls Mdns Runs Wkts BB Ave 4wI 5wI 10wM SRate Econ
Guyana U19 2in 438 14 195 8 4-41 24.37 - 0 0 54.75 2.67
Demerara FC 72 1 45 2 2-45 22.50 - 0 0  36.00 3.75
Guyana FC 3215 92 1859 67 6-51 27.74 - 2 0  47.99  3.47
All FC 4987 137 2916 98 6-51 29.75 - 2 0 50.88 3.50
Guyana ListA 836 17 593 23 4-26 25.78 2 0 - 36.34 4.25
All ListA 1062 19 729 28 4-26 26.03 2 0 - 37.92 4.11